The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 19 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 12 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 8.45% 7.69% 4.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 66.67% 66.67% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 0
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£333 £410 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
- +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +16.59%
SQL Server
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Erskine region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
18 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 12.68% 11.54% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 0
Average daily rate £346 £410 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +6.03%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Erskine region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Erskine region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 20 (83.33%) SQL
2 19 (79.17%) SC Cleared
2 19 (79.17%) Security Cleared
3 17 (70.83%) SAN
4 13 (54.17%) DNS
4 13 (54.17%) HP
5 12 (50.00%) ITIL
5 12 (50.00%) Windows
6 11 (45.83%) DHCP
6 11 (45.83%) Citrix
6 11 (45.83%) Thin Client
6 11 (45.83%) Fat Client
7 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (41.67%) VMware
7 10 (41.67%) VMware ESX
8 9 (37.50%) Service Management
8 9 (37.50%) Middleware
8 9 (37.50%) Performance Testing
9 8 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
10 7 (29.17%) AppSense
11 6 (25.00%) InfoPath
11 6 (25.00%) MS Project Server
11 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 6 (25.00%) MS Project
11 6 (25.00%) C#
11 6 (25.00%) Web Services
12 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
12 5 (20.83%) UNIX
12 5 (20.83%) .NET

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (25.00%) MS Project Server
3 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (16.67%) WebLogic
4 3 (12.50%) IIS
4 3 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) InfoPath
1 6 (25.00%) MS Project
2 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (70.83%) SAN
2 13 (54.17%) DNS
3 11 (45.83%) DHCP
4 4 (16.67%) LAN
4 4 (16.67%) WAN
4 4 (16.67%) Firewall
5 3 (12.50%) VPN
6 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
6 1 (4.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) MSI
2 1 (4.17%) InstallShield
2 1 (4.17%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Developer
1 6 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
2 3 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Services Delivery Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Tools Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) IT Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Technology Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Build Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) UNIX Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) Middleware
2 6 (25.00%) Web Services
3 5 (20.83%) .NET
4 3 (12.50%) CSS
4 3 (12.50%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 1 (4.17%) Application Packaging
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Thin Client
1 11 (45.83%) Fat Client
2 3 (12.50%) Clustering
2 3 (12.50%) Open Source
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) PKI
4 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) UNIX
2 5 (20.83%) Linux
3 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (16.67%) HPUX
4 3 (12.50%) AIX
4 3 (12.50%) Solaris
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) ITIL
2 9 (37.50%) Service Management
2 9 (37.50%) Performance Testing
3 4 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
3 4 (16.67%) Six Sigma
3 4 (16.67%) Workflow
4 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (12.50%) OO
4 3 (12.50%) Change Data Capture
4 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (4.17%) Validation
6 1 (4.17%) Change Control
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.17%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (12.50%) VB
3 3 (12.50%) VBA
3 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.33%) VBScript
5 1 (4.17%) REXX
5 1 (4.17%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 19 (79.17%) SC Cleared
1 19 (79.17%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (41.67%) VMware ESX
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (12.50%) KVM
3 3 (12.50%) RHEV
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (8.33%) Netcool
3 1 (4.17%) WSUS
3 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) HP
2 11 (45.83%) Citrix
3 10 (41.67%) VMware
4 7 (29.17%) AppSense
5 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.83%) Oracle
7 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.17%) Symantec
8 1 (4.17%) Business Objects
8 1 (4.17%) CA
8 1 (4.17%) Informatica